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Comprehensive information about John Updike including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.. American novelist poet short story writer art critic and literary critic This educational John Updike resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are times when fear is good It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain. Quote Right
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Quote Left For male and female alike, the bodies of the other sex are messages signaling what we must do -- they are glowing signifiers of our own necessities. Quote Right
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Quote Left It rots a writer's brain, it cretinises you. You say the same thing again and again, and when you do that happily you're well on the way to being a cretin. Or a politician. Quote Right
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Quote Left We are most alive when we're in love. Quote Right
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